Have you ever heard of a banana circle? It was a recent discovery of mine and one I wondered about for quite some time before deciding to actually install one myself. Bananas are cheap so I figured it would be best to dedicate the room to other types of fruit trees instead of bananas that only produce once and then die. However, there are many benefits to having a banana circle that may entice you to consider one or more into your permaculture design.
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Today I want to talk to you about a wonderful type of planting arrangement for your culinary herbs. If you are into permaculture but you have no idea where to start, this is the absolute best thing you can do to get started! By the way, if you have no idea what permaculture is, you can find out by clicking here.
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The project has not actually been assigned as of yet for the course, but I had to get familiar with the software and I already had all observational information and the client questionnaire and interview out of the way as well as I have already walked the property with the clients. So, I thought I’d share my progress so far. This will be my project for the certification. It’s a suburban lot that is just under 6000 square feet or just over 550 square meters.
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For those of you who are designers, and for those of you who want a design, I have spent a long time searching for the best software to use to design and to present designs to clients. It was a very long search because I had many parameters.
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Howdy again! This Tiny Farm has been so busy with harvesting, using and storing our bounty! We are harvesting over a pound of tomatoes daily, lots of peppers and okra, carrots, cabbage and many pretty flowers for our table. We have finally found a perfect recipe to ferment our jalapenos and it is so simple.
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ATTENTION! ALL FREE DESIGNS HAVE ALREADY BEEN CLAIMED. If you found this page via my facebook post, I will offer you a design at half price since you were not able to get the free design. Please send me an email to Josh@thistinyfarm.com.
I have found the need for a professional permaculture designer in my region. I have only been able to find a single designer in the Houston area through all my searching and ironically I didn’t even find him from searching, he was a name mentioned in Toby Hemmingway’s book Gaia’s Garden. This is not good for the nation’s 3rd largest city!
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When studying permaculture, but before taking my actual design course, I thought that permaculture was mainly about food forests and chicken tractors. If you don’t know what those are, I encourage you to take a look into them. However, now I am beginning to understand a much bigger system.
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